This is the story of Operation Telic — the opening assault of the Iraq war — undertaken by crack British troops. The mission was to seize the Al Faw peninsula, the transition point for most of the country’s oil supplies, and to take it speedily, to prevent the blowing-up of oil fields.
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Damien Lewis is a journalist and documentary filmmaker. He has worked for the Daily Telegraph, Guardian and the BBC. His previous books include Sunday Times bestsellers: Slave, Operation Certain Death and, most recently Bloody Heroes.
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"The most dramatic story of a secret wartime mission you will ever read" * News of the World * "A gripping account that follows the exploits of British and American special forces involved in a secret, deadly dual in the rugged terrain of Afghanistan" * Eye Spy Magazine * "A must read" * Compass South * "One of the best, if not THE best, books ever written about Special Forces operations" * Amazon.co.uk * "This is a powerful military story, told with a human touch" * The Good Book Guide *
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Book Description Century, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1844138682
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